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Study Abroad Committee

Membership: One faculty representative from each college and Library who has experience with study abroad programs, Director of International Education (ex officio), Dean of Students (ex officio), Director of Student Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs (ex officio), Faculty Member – Past Committee Chair (ex officio), Faculty Member – Campus Representative, Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (ex officio). Members will serve a three-year term and can serve two consecutive terms. When consecutive terms have been served, a three-year break must occur before serving again.

Description: The primary function of the committee is to promote study abroad as a high impact practice at Austin Peay State University. The committee also seeks to support and encourage more students to participate in academically sound study abroad experiences. In addition, the committee is charged with making policy recommendations and reviewing proposed study abroad programs involving academic credit.

(Approver: Provost/SVPAA)

2020-2021 Membership:

Name Area Department Service Term*
Sam Fung, Chair Faculty, CoBHS Psychological Science & Counseling 2018-2021
David Rands Faculty, CoAL History and Philosophy 2019-2022
Michael Shen Faculty, CoB Economics 2018-2021
Tara Alvey Faculty, CoE Educational Specialties 2018-2021
Sergei Markov Faculty, CoSTEM Biology 2018-2021
Nicole Wood Faculty, Library Resources Management 2018-2021
Tim Hudson Academic Affairs Executive Director, Extended and International Education ex officio
Greg Singleton Student Affairs Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students ex officio
Donna Price Academic Affairs Director of Student Financial Aid and Veteran’s Affairs ex officio
Christine Mathenge Faculty, CoSTEM Past Committee Chair ex officio
Mickey Wadia Faculty, CoAL Campus Representative: Cooperative Center for Study Abroad ex officio
Marissa Chandler Staff, Academic Affairs Director of Study Abroad and International Exchange ex officio

If you have questions, concerns, or would like more information about the Study Abroad Committee, please contact:

Nicole Wood
Email: woodn@apsu.edu